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This scrapbook contains information about the Jacksonville State Teachers College International House program, led by James H. Jones, a professor of French. The scrapbook contains photographs and correspondence, newspaper clippings, and more. The scrapbook focuses on the six French students on the JSTC campus and their interactions with and teaching French language and culture to American students. The other main focus of the book is the visit to campus and presentation given by Henri Bonnet, France's ambassador to the United States and the start of construction on an International House building to replace the French House.


Jean Renahy, Jean Alhine, Odette Simon, Jeanne Bonvin, Marguerite Pflieger, and Denise Derancher, all from France. Margaret Ann Swann, an American, received a scholarship to spend a year in France.


International and Area Studies


The original scrapbooks are housed in the Library's Alabama Gallery Special Collections.


international students, French culture, French cuisine


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International House Scrapbook 1947-1948

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